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Meet the Team at Appledore Dental Practice, Milton Keynes

Dr Teresa Day BDS LDSRCS

Clinical Director

The clinical director at your local dentist in Milton Keynes is Dr Teresa Day, who graduated from Guys Dental Hospital in 1980.

Dr Teresa is a member of –

  • The British Dental Association – BDA (1980)
  • The Clinical Foundation of Orthopaedics and Orthodontics (1982)
  • Founder member of the Functional Orthodontics Support Group –FOSG (2005)

Dr Teresa has been one of the UK’s leading cosmetic dentists for over 30 years and has a national and international reputation for creating beautiful smiles. As a nervous patient herself she insists that all her patients receive gentle treatment and in doing so has built a loyal following at her dental practice in Milton Keynes.

Her particular area of expertise is straightening teeth without extractions. Dr Teresa also mentors young dentists and teaches dental nurses. She is an Invisalign Platinum Accredited Dentist. She also provides facial aesthetic treatments including wrinkle relaxing injections and dermal fillers. She loves reshaping lips.
She has previously been heavily involved in dental implants but has now retired from that field.
She is married with no children but has both cats and chickens. Her hobbies are dentistry, cycling, walking, gardening and skiing.

Dr Pyry


Dr Pyry joined the Appledore team our our Milton Keynes dental practice in November 2014. He graduated from Helsinki in 1997 and has been working in the UK for the last 15 years. He has attended numerous courses in order to keep up to date with the latest clinical developments and new treatments.

Dr Pyry enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, but most of all cosmetic treatment. He aims to treat all patients in a calm and confident manner, especially nervous and first time patients.

In his spare time, Dr Pyry loves to play piano, squash, going to the gym, cooking and travelling.

Dr Pyry is a member of The British Dental Association (BDA)

Dr Pyry offers the following :-

  • Gentle & pain free dentistry
  • Aesthetic & cosmetic dentistry
  • Family & children’s dentistry
  • Preventive & periodontal dentistry
  • General dentistry
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Sensitive teeth treatment

Dr Martin Whelan

Implant Dentist

Appledore dentist in Milton Keynes welcomed Dr Martin  in 2018 offering patients implant, endodontic and facial aesthetic treatments.

Dr Martin is very passionate about all the work he undertakes and is dedicated to providing an outstanding level of dental care.

He has extensive knowledge in implantology and is a leading facial cosmetic consultant with 15 years’ experience in facial aesthetics, working in clinics in Wimpole Street performing cosmetic work to high end clientele. Dr Martin has been an accredited trainer by NHS East of England Multi-Professional Deanery for the past 5 years.

He has served for the last 4 years on the local Dental Council and has recently been selected to serve on the British Dental Association.

He also owns his own dental clinic in Potters Bar. He trains new Vocational Dentists in the importance of working in practice from university. Guiding them in the importance of correct treatment planning.

Martin has an amazing relationship with all his patients and staff who highly respect him.

Yvonne Poole

Finance & Marketing Director

Yvonne looks after the finance and marketing at this Milton Keynes dental practice. Yvonne is married with two adult children and three awesome grandsons that take up a lot of her time.  She lives in Milton Keynes and is Dr Teresa’s sister. She works from a home office.

Please email if you need to discuss Appledore accounts / advertising / Your Appledore Smile Success Story.

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Emma Whittome


Emma recently qualified as a dental hygienist and therapist from the Greater Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals and then moved back to Milton Keynes, her home town.

Her hobbies include going to the gym, cooking and travelling, as well as spending time with friends and family.


Lisa Webster

Reception Team Leader

Lisa lives in Milton Keynes with her three boys. She enjoys spending time with her family and keeping fit by long distance running. 

Chrissy O’Donoghue

Smile Advisor

Chrissy lives in MK, likes socialising, going to the cinema, shopping, reading, exercising and walking. 

Most of all she likes to spend time with her lovely granddaughter.

Nancy Tsami

Head Dental Nurse

Nancy is originally from Greece and has been in Milton Keynes since May 2013, she joined Appledore Milton Keynes as a trainee dental nurse and then became our Head Nurse in 2016. 

Nancy enjoys reading, walking and travelling.

Joanne Milburn

Dental Nurse

Jo joined us in late 2019 and will be sending in a picture soon.

She has learnt crotchet whilst on furlough during the Covid pandemic.

Kerry K

Permanent Makeup Technician

Kerry lives in Milton Keynes she’s happily married with two young children. She previously worked as air Cabin Crew for 17 yrs and has always loved to travel and meet new people.

She’s fully trained and licensed in Micropigmentation/Permanent Make-up but working to perfect her skills and gain her final qualification. 

Kerry has a creative flare, an eye for detail and she’s passionate about making people feel good about themselves. 

She’s currently looking for permanent brow models to participate in case studies. For more information please visit her website

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